Chevrolet Equinox - 2014

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Overview

Models:

2014 Chevrolet Equinox LS, LT and LTZ; FWD and AWD

Body style / driveline:

five-passenger, four-door SUV , front-engine, front- or all-wheel drive

Construction:

welded galvanized steel (except for hood and roof) monocoque

EPA vehicle class:

compact sport utility vehicle

Manufacturing location:

Ingersoll and Oshawa Ontario, Canada; Spring Hill, Tenn.

Key competitors:

Ford Escape, Kia Sorento, Honda CR-V, Hyundai Santa Fe and Toyota RAV4

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Engines

Type:

2.4L DOHC I-4 DI

3.6L DOHC V-6 DI

Application:

std on LS, LT, LTZ

opt on LT, LTZ

Displacement
(cu in / cc):

145 / 2384

217 / 3564

Bore & stroke
(in / mm):

3.46 x 3.85 / 88 x 98

3.70 x 3.37 / 94 x 85.6

Block material:

cast aluminum

cast aluminum

Cylinder head material:

cast aluminum

cast aluminum

Valvetrain:

DOHC, four valves per cylinder; continuously variable valve timing

DOHC, four valves per cylinder; continuously variable valve timing

Fuel delivery:

direct sequential fuel injection with electronic throttle control

direct sequential fuel injection with electronic throttle control

Compression ratio:

11.2:1

11.5:1

Horsepower
(hp / kW @ rpm):

182 / 136 @ 6700
(SAE certified)

301 / 225 @ 6500
(SAE certified)

Torque
(lb-ft / Nm @ rpm):

172 / 233 @ 4900
(SAE certified)

272 / 369 @ 4800
(SAE certified)

Recommended fuel:

regular unleaded or E85 ethanol with federal emissions

regular unleaded or E85 ethanol with federal emissions

Emissions controls:

close-coupled catalytic converters; Quick-Sync 24x ignition system; returnless fuel rail; fast-response O2 sensor

close-coupled catalytic converters; Quick-Sync 58x ignition system; returnless fuel rail; fast-response O2 sensor

EPA-estimated fuel economy (city / hwy):

22 / 32 (FWD)
20 / 29 (AWD)

17 / 24 (FWD)
16 / 23 (AWD)

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Transmissions

Type:

Hydra-Matic 6T45 six-speed automatic electronically controlled with electronic range select

Hydra-Matic 6T70 six-speed automatic electronically controlled with electronic range select

Gear ratios: (:1):

 

 

First:

4.58

4.48

Second:

2.96

2.87

Third:

1.91

1.84

Fourth:

1.44

1.41

Fifth:

1.00

1.00

Sixth:

0.74

0.74

Reverse:

2.94

2.88

Final drive ratio:

3.23 (FWD)
3.53 (AWD)

2.77 (FWD)
3.39 (AWD)

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Chassis/Suspension

Front:

independent strut-type with tuned coil springs; direct-acting stabilizer bar; hydraulic ride bushings; dual-flow dampeners

Rear:

independent four-link with coil springs and trailing arm; stabilizer bar; hydraulic link bushings

Steering type:

rack-mounted electric power steering with 2.4L; hydraulic power rack-and-pinion with 3.6L

Steering ratio:

17.4:1 (2.4L)
17.5:1 (3.6L)

Steering wheel turns, lock-to-lock:

3.46 (2.4L)
2.90 (3.0L with 18-in wheels)
2.80 (3.0L with 19-in wheels)

Turning circle, curb-to-curb (ft / m):

40.0 / 12.2 (with 17- and 18-in wheels)
42.6 / 13 (with 19-in wheels

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Brakes

Type:

power front and rear vented discs, standard anti-lock

Rotor diameter x thickness (in / mm):

front: 12.6 x 1.18 / 321 x 30
rear: 11.9 x 0.78 / 303 x 20

Total swept area
(cu in / mm):

front: 20.7 / 526
rear: 15.3 / 390

Type:

power front and rear vented discs, standard anti-lock

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Wheels/Tires

Wheel size and type:

 

17-in aluminum (std. on all models)
18-in chrome-clad aluminum (avail. on LT and LTZ)
19-in chrome-clad aluminum (avail. on LTZ w/V-6)

Tires:

P225/60R17 all-season blackwall
P225/65R17 all-season blackwall
P235/55R18 all-season blackwall
P235/55R19 all-season blackwall

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Dimensions

Exterior

Wheelbase (in / mm):

112.5 / 2857

Overall length (in / mm):

187.8 / 4771

Overall width (in / mm):

72.5 / 1842

Overall height (in / mm):

66.3 / 1684

Track (in / mm):

front: 62.9 / 1598

rear: 62.1 / 1578

Approach angle (deg):

14.8

Departure angle (deg):

23.2

Breakover ramp angle (deg):

16.5

Minimum ground clearance (in / mm):

6.9 / 175

Ground to rear load floor (in / mm):

28.8 / 732

Curb weight, base
(lb / kg):

3777 / 1713 (LS w/ 2.4L)
3922 / 1779 (LT w/ 3.6L)

Weight distribution (front / rear):

56 / 44

 

Interior

Seating capacity:

5

Headroom (in / mm):

front: 40.9 / 1040
rear: 39.2 / 995

Legroom (in / mm):

front: 41.2 / 1046
rear: 39.9 / 1015

Shoulder room
(in / mm):

front: 55.8 / 1418
rear: 55.3 / 1405

Hip room (in / mm):

front: 54.6 / 1397
rear: 51.3 / 1304

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Capacities

EPA interior volume (cu ft / L):

130.5 / 3695

Passenger volume
(cu ft / L):

99.7 / 2822

Cargo volume
(cu ft / L)

 

Maximum behind rear seat:

31.4 / 889

Maximum behind front seat:

63.7 / 1803

GVWR, standard
(lb / kg):

FWD 2.4L: 4960 / 2250
AWD 2.4L: 5070 / 2300
FWD 3.6L: 5202 / 2360
AWD 3.6L: 5300 / 2404

Payload, base (lb / kg):

1183 / 537

Trailer towing maximum (lb / kg):

1500 / 680 (2.4L)
3500 / 1588 (3.6L)

Fuel tank (gal / L):

18.8 / 71.1 (2.4L)
20.9 / 79.1 (3.6L)

Engine oil (qt / L):

5 / 4.7 (2.4L)
6 / 5.7 (3.6L)

Cooling system (qt / L):

8.2 / 7.8 (2.4L)
10.8 / 10.2 (3.6L)

Note: Information shown is current at time of publication.

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